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, But Members Of The Guild Would Principally Have Been Women Of Means. This Particular Volume, With Its Elaborate Covers And Plain Spine, Is Ideally Suited To Exhibition Display. The Design Shows An Awareness Of The Best Work By Top Firms Such As Zaehnsdorf's And Sangorski And Sutcliffe, But The Enthusiastic Use Of Decorative Elements Suggestive Of Two Eras - The Sixteenth And Early Nineteenth Centuries - Implies An Amateur Hand. Sometimes Members Of The Guild Designed Bindings Which Were Then E
. A Clear North - West Passage Is Shown; The St Lawrence River Runs Past The Unknown Great Lakes To Rise In A Mountain Chain Mid - Continent; The Mythical
. A Doctor And Schoolmaster In Coventry, It Is On His Series Of Translations That His Fame Rests. He Also Translated Pliny, Suetonius, Ammianus Marcellinus, Xenophon And Livy, And Produced The First English Version Of Camden's Britannia. His Knowledge Of Greek And Latin Was Matched By The Pleasure He Took In His Own Language, And His Translations Have Stood The Test Of Time As Works Of Literature In Their Own Right Thanks To The Richness Of His Use Of English.
. Bentleys Notes Were Editied By His Grandson Richard Cumberland.
. Juan Labana, Who Supplied The Base Map, Was A Protugese Professor Of Cosmography, Geography And Topography At The Spanish Court.
(Lowndes). Spencers Vast Collection Of Incunabula And Fine Early Printing Is Now An Integral Part Of The Rylands Library. Dibdin Prepared The First Part Of The Catalogue In 1814 - 15, And A Final Supplementary Volume Was Published In 1823, To Include Books Recently Acquired From The Library Of The Duke Di Cassani Serra. Given The Subject Matter Of These Volumes, They Are Often Afforded A Separate Entry In Library Catalogues And Bibliographies.
(Miniature Antique Maps P. 96).
Charged By Louis Xiv With Mapping The Coasts Of France First And Then The Rest Of The World. He Was Also A Member Of The Royal Society Of London. Bellin Compiled The Maps For Prévost's Histoire Générale Des Voyages, And He Reworked Them For His Petit Atlas Francaise And His Petit Atlas Maritime.
Frequently Found Herself On The Wrong Side Of The Law: By The 1730s (When She Was Approaching Seventy) Her Bail Was Set At A Cool £200 For The Printing Of Seditious Material. (Mcdowell, Paula: The Women Of Grub Street (1998) P. 70.)
Has Not Gone The Way Of Other Works, Lauded As classics And Left On The Cold Shelves. The Work Was Instantly Controversial. In His
Napoleon Spent The First Two Months Of His Exile On St Helena On The Estate Of Mrs Abells Father, William Balcombe, A Merchant Who Had Settled There In 1804. Napoleon Became Friendly With The Family But In 1818 Balcombe Was Dismissed From The Island, Suspected Of (At The Very Least) Having Been The Dupe Of The French In Acting As An Intermediary In Clandestine Correspondence With Paris. He Was Later Appointed Colonial Treasurer Of New South Wales (See Australian Dictionary Of National Biography
Referred To In Revelation. After The Restoration Muggleton Developed The Doctrine That God No Longer Intervened In His Creation, And That Prayer, Formal Services And Evangelism Were Therefore Useless. Anti - Trinitarian And Believing In The Mortality Of The Soul - So That Heaven (And Hell) Were To Be Found On Earth, Within Man - The Muggletonians Were Fairly Moderate. As Their services Typically Took Place In An Inn Or Tavern, With The Odd Biblical Reading Or Singing Of Their divine Songs Ov
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